April Carcone

April Carcone

Associate Professor, Full-time


April Carcone

Office Address

6135 Woodward
Integrated Biosciences Building (iBio)

Office Phone



Dr. Carcone is a member of the Behavioral Sciences Division of the Department of Family Medicine and Public Health Sciences. Dr. Carcone is a social worker by training with over 20 years of experience in behavioral health research. Her research has three main foci. First is the study of patient-provider communication in clinical contexts with a specific emphasis on examining the mechanisms of effect in Motivational Interviewing. Second is the development and testing of behavioral interventions to improve health outcomes with an emphasis on pediatric and emerging adults with chronic illnesses, including obesity, type 1 diabetes, asthma, and HIV. And, finally, the use of implementation science to study the translation of efficacious interventions from academia to the real world.

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